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This $7 Aukey USB-C car charger features two USB-A ports and Quick Charge 3.0

Charge via USB-C or USB-A with this travel essential. Right now, you can grab the Quick Charge 3.0 Aukey USB-C Car Charger for only $7.40 when you enter promo code 9KYM5X68 at checkout. That'll take $13 off its current price. This car...Show More Summary

Here's what PUBG will need to do to pull players back from Fortnite

PUBG broke several Steam records and took the PC community by storm last year. However, Epic Games' answer to it, Fortnite, has now found its way into the spotlight. When discussing 2017's biggest gaming hits, it's impossible not to mention Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), a battle royale shooter that seemingly came out of nowhere. Show More Summary

Chime in: Just how well can you use a Surface Pro on your lap?

It's supposed to be pretty "lappable," but is it? Using a laptop on your lap is easy. The clue is in the name. But what about the Surface Pro? It's not exactly a traditional form factor, right? That's what one of the Windows Central community members needs an answer to. ...

Final Fantasy XV to get even more expansions this year

There's a lot more Final Fantasy XV content on the horizon. According to game director Hajime Tabata, Final Fantasy XV is getting more expansions soon. Moreover, the expansions might not wrap up until 2019 because the studio wants to put even more care into this content. ...

Another Sea of Thieves server test takes place this weekend

Sea of Thieves is back for more hijinks over the next few days. Recently, Rare conducted a Sea of Thieves scale test to determine how servers responded during heavy player counts. While the first test was a success, there is still room...Show More Summary

Will Microsoft's Project Andromeda support Windows Mixed Reality? #AskDanWindows 41

Tune in to the latest AskDan video now! This week I answer questions about a HoloLens 2 (and rumors), Windows Mixed Reality and Andromeda, as well as whether or not it's a good idea to use the Lumia 950 mostly as a camera. ...

Rise of the Tomb Raider joins Xbox Game Pass next month

Get ready to explore tombs across Russia and Syria with Lara Croft. Rise of the Tomb Raider should be joining Xbox Game Pass in March 2018. Today, Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Director of Programming, announced that March's Xbox Game Pass additions would be revealed next week. Show More Summary

All Walls Must Fall PC review: A time-travel adventure set to techno tunes

There's quite literally no time to react in All Walls Must Fall, as you race to halt a nuclear launch. All Walls Must Fall is a techno-tactics game that allows you to hop into the boots of secret agents who can travel through time. Throw...Show More Summary

Assassin's Creed Origins' next expansion features undead pharaohs, detailed here on video

Assassin's Creed Origins takes you to the Egyptian Underworld with The Curse of the Pharaohs expansion. The Assassin's Creed Origins: The Curse of the Pharaohs expansion adds the long-awaited supernatural twist to gameplay. Challenging undead rulers appear randomly and you have to take them down. Show More Summary

How to split audio between Windows Mixed Reality or VR and PC speakers

Treat spectators to the same sound you're hearing in your Windows Mixed Reality of VR headset. Half the fun of VR experiences is letting others watch while you play, but it isn't the same when they can't hear what you're hearing. You might also just have an insane surround sound system that you want to test out with a 3D video or game. Show More Summary

Cult classics 'Turok' and 'Turok 2: Seeds of Evil' up for preorder on Xbox One

The first two Turok shooters will be available on Xbox One in a week. The Turok games are iconic first-person shooters which continue to influence many modern titles even to this day. Despite releasing roughly twenty years ago, they remain enjoyable experiences due to their great shooting mechanics. ...

Windows 10 preview build 17107 now available for Insiders in the Fast ring

Build 17107 is now rolling out to Fast ring Insiders with a small handful of fixes. Microsoft has started rolling out a new Windows 10 preview build for Insiders in the Fast ring today, pushing the build number up to 17107....

Microsoft and Xiaomi agree to partner up on AI, hardware, and the cloud

An expanded partnership between Xiaomi and Microsoft will see both working together on cloud computing, AI, and hardware. Xiaomi and Microsoft are expanding their partnership to work together on the cloud, AI, and more....

Surface Book 2 15-inch vs. Razer Blade 14 (2017): Battle of the Windows laptop titans

The Surface Book 2 and Razer Blade 14 (2017) have similar specs on the surface, but which should you buy? Last year, I wrote about switching from a Surface Book to a Razer Blade 14, citing the Blade's superior CPU and GPU as the reasons why. Show More Summary

Progressive Web Apps (PWA): What they are, and what they mean for Microsoft

In my latest video, I break down what are PWAs, why Microsoft is embracing Google's technology, and what it means for the Microsoft Store and Windows 10. Over the last year, the discussion around Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) has grown...Show More Summary

Microsoft adding support for running multiple instances of UWP Windows 10 apps

Developers will be able to enable the feature within their apps. Microsoft will soon allow developers to support opening multiple instances of their Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps on Windows 10....

Get the training needed to become an IT security professional for just $29!

If there's one thing that isn't going away anytime soon, it's IT security. The internet plays a huge role (that's only getting bigger) in the operation of companies and corporations, and the data being moved back and forth requires protection. Prepare...Show More Summary

Adhere the iOttie One Touch 2 car mount to your dash or windshield for just $13

Navigate and take hands-free calls safely with an iOttie One Touch car mount. The iOttie One Touch 2 car mount is now on sale at Amazon for just $12.57. This is its lowest price ever and a $6 drop from what it sells for on average. The One Touch 2 features a mounting system which locks and releases your device with a single push. Show More Summary

Best Monitor Mount and Stand in 2018

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Chime in: How often do you get a new phone?

When it comes to smartphones, do you stick with a good thing or are you all for the latest and greatest? The phone market is a whirlwind of new releases, battery issues, and camera pixels, and it's quite easy to either get completely caught up in it or completely let it pass you by. Show More Summary

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